With online work and learning environments continuing for the foreseeable future, many of us are looking for new scenery in close-to-home destinations to refresh or refocus. Here is a roundup of seven coastal resorts in southern California offering packages this fall to do just that. 


Malibu Beach Inn, Malibu 

Located along a strip of coastline nicknamed Billionaire’s Beach, Malibu Beach Inn is an opulent boutique hotel with stunning panoramic coastlines. This fall,Malibu Beach Inn invites guests for an across-the-pond escape, no passport required.

Yolo Journal founder and editor Yolanda Edwards partnered with Malibu Beach Inn to create a truly one-of-a-kind travel series inspired by summer destination favorites beginning with Italy’s Amalfi Coast in September. Each month will feature a room package surrounding one of Yolo Journal’s recently covered destinations, complete with refined experiences designed to recreate a trip abroad right in Malibu. From classic Italian cocktails to the cuisine of the Côte d’Azur, this rejuvenating retreat travelers have been longing for is closer than one might think. See All Offers


Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point

Perched on a golden hillside overlooking the azure waters of the Pacific, Monarch Beach Resort is a luxurious coastal playground—from oceanfront golf links and restorative spa services to sparkling pools and celebrated dining, discover the allure of Orange County’s premier luxury resort. 

With many companies extending their work from home policies and for businesses that might not yet be prepared to reopen their existing offices in keeping with current governmental and state requirements, Monarch Beach Resort is offering guests the opportunity to work remotely with new socially distant work spaces. The ‘Zoom to Zen’ work-from-hotel package provides a luxurious change of scenery where guests purchase one room with luxury accommodations and receive an extra room to serve as a private office for free. In addition to this distraction-free workspace, the package includes a $100 resort credit, valid towards poolside cabana or dining, an in-room printer or scanner, high-speed WiFi, and a business concierge. Find Out More

Montage Laguna Beach 

School is in session—at the beach! Perched on a coastal bluff above the Pacific, Montage Laguna Beach welcomes guests to the all-new Montage Academy which offers students ages 6 to 17 the opportunity to complement their distance learning curriculum with engaging activities in a luxury coastal setting. The weekday schedule offers students access to an all-day monitored Study Hall, plus the option to participate in an afternoon elective from a wide variety of subjects.

Accommodation packages, in addition to à la carte options, offer a day at Montage Academy that includes: Monitored Study Hall during the school week, optional virtual tutors from Tutor.com, a service of The Princeton Review, will be available upon request, complete physically distanced remote learning set up (children are required to bring their own computer technology), healthy snacks, boxed Lunch, and afternoon themed elective.

For the adults… the beachfront sanctuary features two outdoor pool decks, a 20,000-square-foot spa, and three signature restaurants with spectacular views of the California coast. montagehotels.com


Cassara Carlsbad, Tapestry Collection by Hilton

Nestled on twelve lush acres overlooking the Pacific Ocean and directly above the seasonal Carlsbad Flower Fields, the recently unveiled Cassara Carlsbad, Tapestry Collection by Hilton boasts a modern Mediterranean atmosphere and the perfect place to change your scenery this fall.

Cassara Carlsbad’s ‘Work, Learn, and Play’ package provides guests with a convenient and peaceful space to work and learn in with the comfort of the resort’s clean and safe environment. The package includes overnight accommodations in a two-bedroom family suite, a spacious built-in workstation for parents, mobile desktop stand for the kids—made for easy setup in a preferred location, complimentary upgraded Wi-Fi to support multiple devices, convenient USB charging ports, extension cord, and free parking.

Recess activities include an adventure bag complete with a scavenger hunt map and water, a 2.5K Challenge: Finisher’s prize available at the front desk after completing the 2.5K run or walk challenge, and the option to take a dip in one of their two sparkling pools after a day of emails and studying. Learn More

Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego

Transform your work from home routine into a memorable working vacation with the new ‘Work from Hyatt‘ getaway packages. Abundant outdoor spaces and spacious guestrooms and suites let the family spread out. Private work areas and high-speed internet make remote work and school a breeze. Hotel amenities, from room service to refreshing pools, make your stay a true escape from the everyday.

Those who wish to change up the scenery or rent an office for the day can do so at the West Coasts’ tallest waterfront hotel, Manchester Grand Hyatt. Boasting panoramic views of the San Diego Bay and beyond, guests at this pet-friendly hotel can book office space for the day or check-in for a week-long stay. Learn More

Park Hyatt Aviara, Carlsbad

The Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond resort is completing its renovation and opening its doors October 1. The transformation ushers in the next era for this beloved property with an elevated guestroom and suite product, new restaurant and bar concepts, 83,000 square feet of upgraded indoor and outdoor meeting and event spaces, as well as a dramatic redesign to the resort’s striking lobby entrance, spacious public areas, and new pool offerings, now with seven distinct pool experiences. See All Packages


Rosewood Miramar Beach, Montecito 

Take a quick trip a bit further north to the coastal gem of Montecito. Located just 90 minutes from Los Angeles on 16 acres of prime beachfront real estate, Rosewood Miramar Beach offers two pools, six restaurants and bars, and a five-star spa offering poolside cabana massages. In response to the uptick in travelers who are working from home, the resort launched the ‘Rosewood Remote Office‘ package to transform suite accommodations into fully-equipped office spaces for guests in need of an inspired environment to maximize productivity during the day. As several school districts have recently announced virtual schedules, as well, the Rosewood Remote Classroom add-on has been introduced to allow the resort’s younger guests to plug in and stay connected to their lessons from the privacy of a poolside cabana outfitted with all of the essentials including a flat screen TV, Apple TV, iPad, and EarPods. Schedule Your Stay